‘Lee Kang-in’s Replacement’ PSG Wins 2-0 in First UCL Game… Now to Hangzhou
Zvezda Hwang In-beom, Celtic Yang Hyun-jun and Oh Hyun-gyu make their UCL debut
French professional soccer team Paris Saint-Germain (PSG),
for which Lee Kang-in played as a substitute,
sang a victory song in the UEFA Champions League (UCL).
PSG defeated Borussia Dortmund (Germany) 2-0 in the first leg of Group F of the 2023-2024 UEFA Champions League (UCL)
group stage held at Parc des Princes in Paris, France.
Lee Kang-in, who had been concentrating on treatment
after suffering a left quadriceps injury on the 22nd of last month,
made his comeback after about a month on this day. 카지노사이트킹
Lee Kang-in, who warmed up on the UCL stage, headed to Hangzhou, China,
where the 2022 Hangzhou Asian Games were held immediately after the game.
Lee Kang-in was inserted into the right midfield position in place of Vitinya in the 35th minute of the second half.
Lee Kang-in seemed to have completely shaken off his injury, but although it was a short period of time,
he actively roamed the field for 10 minutes and showed off his sharp passing.
Lee Kang-in, who caught the ball in the defensive zone in the 38th minute of the second half,
immediately changed direction toward the front with a turn motion and pushed the ball straight
with his left foot toward Kylian Mbappe on the left side.
Also, in the 44th minute of the second half, he joined the defense on the right side and received a foul during a struggle, blocking the opponent’s attack flow.
Even in the extra time of the second half, Lee Kang-in caught the ball
with a fantastic first touch in the defensive zone,
quickly increased his speed, crossed the center line, and connected to Mbappe, who ran to the left.
Footmob, a website specializing in soccer statistics, gave Lee Kang-in a rating of 6.3 points.
On this day, PSG dominated the ball possession ratio, 65% to 35%, and took the game one-sided.
However, in the 32nd minute of the first half, Mbappe’s mid-range shot near the penalty arc missed the goal,
he missed several scoring chances, ending the first half with a score of 0-0.
PSG took the lead in the 4th minute of the second half when Mbappe neatly
took a penalty kick that was declared due to a handball foul by Dortmund’s Niklas Jule.
In the 13th minute of the second half, Ashraf Hakimi neutralized Dortmund’s defense
by showing off his footwork in the penalty area in front of the goal,
after folding once, he slightly lifted the ball with his right foot and stabbed it
into the corner of the opposite goal, scoring an additional goal.
PSG, with 3 points, was ranked 1st in Group F.
AC Milan (Italy) and Newcastle United (England), who shared 1 point due to failing to score a goal,
were in 2nd place, and Dortmund, the only team that did not score a point on the day,
as in 4th place (0 points).
On the 4th, Hwang In-beom, who joined Serbia’s prestigious Crvena Zvezda, made his UCL debut.
On this day, Zvezda played the first match of Group G of the UCL group stage against English professional soccer team Manchester City (Man City)
at the Etihad Stadium in Manchester, England, and bowed out with a score of 1-3.
On this day, Hwang In-beom started as a defensive midfielder in the 4-2-3-1 formation.
Hwang In-beom, who played widely in all areas of the ground,
sometimes in the center back position and sometimes applying forward pressure,
was replaced by Kings Kanwa after playing 82 minutes.
In the 5th minute of the first half, Hwang In-beom chased down Kyle Walker’s cross from the right side and blocked it with his legs, making a decisive defense.
While applying forward pressure in the midfield,
he also stole the ball with a tackle and blocked the opponent’s organic passing play.
In the 30th minute of the first half, he made a low cross with his right foot from the right penalty area,
but it was caught by the goalkeeper and ended in vain.
Just before the end of the first half, it served as the starting point for Osman Bukhari’s first goal.
In a counterattack opportunity created when Hwang In-beom gave Mirko Ivanić a slight push
ith his right foot near the halfway line, Osman Bukhari, who received Ivanić’s kill pass,
ran with the ball and fired a right-footed shot from the penalty area in front of the goal in a beat,
this ball hit the net.
Initially, the offside flag was raised, but as a result of video review (VAR),
it was ruled onside and the goal was recognized.
In the 16th minute of the second half, Hwang In-beom penetrated directly
into the goal area after stabbing to the front right.
He received a pass again and attempted a right-footed shot,
but he swallowed his disappointment by heading directly in front of the goalkeeper.
In the 35th minute of the second half, he went down to the center back position and blocked Man City’s
cutback before being replaced in the 37th minute of the second half.
Footmob, a soccer statistics site, gave Hwang In-beom the 5th highest rating of 6.5
among the players who started for Zvezda that day.
Despite Manchester City’s incredible numbers of close to 70% ball possession, 22 shots,
7 effective shots in the first half, Man City was repeatedly prevented from making saves,
but in the 2nd minute of the second half, Julian Alvarez scored the equalizer
with a right-footed push from the right penalty area.
He opened the water.
In the 8th minute of the second half, Manchester City had Walker’s right-footed shot ruled out as offside,
but 7 minutes later, Alvarez scored multiple goals with a free kick and succeeded in turning the score around.
In the 28th minute of the second half, Rodri’s right-footed shot
through the defense in the penalty area in front of the goal bounced once in front of the goalkeeper and hit the corner of the goal, scoring a goal.
Celtic (Scotland) lost 0-2 against Feyenoord (Netherlands) in the first leg of Group E of the UCL group stage
held at Stadion Feyenoord in Rotterdam, Netherlands,
after being outnumbered and having two players sent off.
Yang Hyun-jun and Oh Hyun-gyu, who were on the playing list side by side,
made their UCL debut as replacements for Luis Palma and Maeda Daizen
in the 13th and 37th minutes of the second half, respectively.
Celtic began to take the lead in the first half after giving up the first goal
with a sharp left-footed free kick to Feyenoord midfielder Calvin Stengs in extra time.
Celtic were outnumbered in the 18th minute of the second half when defender Gustav Lagerbielke
received a second yellow card and was sent off, and five minutes later,
midfielder Odin Thiago Holm was sent off for a dangerous tackle,
leaving only nine players on the ground.
Celtic, who had two players sent off, seemed to have conceded a goal from the ensuing free kick,
but was heartbroken when VAR declared offside.
However, in the 31st minute of the second half,
Feyenoord’s Alireza Jahanbakhsh connected the second ball
with a strong right-footed shot that hit the top of the goal, scoring a key goal.